Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Urges President Trump to Keep Kelly

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has reportedly advised President Trump to not fire Chief of Staff John Kelly in the wake of a scandal involving a White House staffer who was working under him.  According to sources, McConnell has told the President to avoid making any significant changes to his senior level staff, including letting […]

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Scandal Involving Former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter Now Centering on Chief of Staff John Kelly

Questions about the resignation of White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter are now centering on what White House Chief of Staff John Kelly knew and when he knew it.  Chief of Staff Kelly allegedly became aware of the allegations of domestic abuse against Porter as early as last fall but not only kept Porter on, […]

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White House Staff Secretary Resigns Amid Domestic Abuse Allegations

White House staff secretary Rob Porter has resigned following domestic abuse allegations from his two ex-wives.  Porter issued a statement after his resignation. “These outrageous allegations are simply false.  I have been transparent and truthful about these vile claims, but I will not further engage publicly with a coordinated smear campaign,” Porter wrote. Porter resigned […]

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President Says Democrats Want Open Borders, Chief of Staff John Kelly Believes Trump Now Has Moral High Ground on DACA

President Trump has assailed Democrats for refusing to negotiate on his proposed immigration reform plan.  “[Democrats]…oppose this deal, they aren’t serious about DACA-they just want open borders,” the president wrote on Twitter earlier today. Donald J. Trump on Twitter Polling shows nearly 7 in 10 Americans support an immigration reform package that includes DACA, fully […]

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Devin Nunes Fires Back at FBI Over Memo, Calls their Objections “Spurious”

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes fired back at the FBI for criticizing a memo Nunes, along with other committee members, wrote detailing alleged abuses by the FBI of FISA.  Nunes called the FBI’s objections to the publication of the memo “spurious,” and criticized them for resisting to cooperation with Congress for almost a year. […]

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FBI Issues Strongly Worded Statement on Release of Republican Memo, Expresses “Grave Concerns”

The FBI has issued a sharply worded statement on the memo written by Republican members of the House Intelligence Committee today.  The statement reads: “The FBI takes seriously its obligations to the FISA Court and its compliance with procedures overseen by career professionals in the Department of Justice and the FBI.  We are committed to […]

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President Trump Says DACA Recipients Should “Not Be Concerned,” Pathway to Citizenship Probably Included in Any Immigration Deal

President Donald Trump suggested that DACA recipients will be allowed to remain in the country and will ultimately be given a pathway to citizenship as a part of a broader immigration deal he expects to strike with Congress in the coming weeks.  Asked whether DREAMers should be concerned that they can be deported on March […]

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Trump “Furious” with Kelly Over “Uninformed” & “Mexico Will Not Pay for the Wall” Comments

President Trump is reportedly “furious” with Chief of Staff John Kelly for comments Kelly made about the president’s pursuit of a wall along the southern border between the U.S. and Mexico.  Kelly, speaking with Democratic lawmakers on Capitol Hill yesterday, said that the president’s wall promises during the campaign were uninformed, and that Mexico will […]

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Chief of Staff John Kelly: Some of President’s Promises Uninformed; Mexico Will Not Pay for the Wall

Chief of Staff General John Kelly told lawmakers on Capitol Hill yesterday that there would be no wall across the entire southern border between the U.S. and Mexico, and that Mexico would not be paying for a wall.  There will be no wall “that Mexico will pay for,” Kelly said. Kelly was meeting with Democratic […]

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